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Every day across America, the American Academy of Nursing and its members create and execute knowledge-driven and policy-related initiatives to drive reform of America's health system.
Every day across America, the American Academy of Nursing and its members create and execute knowledge-driven and policy-related initiatives to drive reform of America's health system.

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Academy fellow Linda Schwartz confirmed as new VA assistant secretary for policy and planning http://owl.li/BB6AY

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I’m the head nurse at Emory. This is why we wanted to bring the #Ebola patients to the US - Great oped by our fellow http://owl.li/A57Im

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The Academy is accepting nominations for its 2014 Johnson & Johnson Excellence in Media Award. Journalists who believe they've done outstanding reporting on nursings contribution to health care should apply. http://owl.li/zLylg

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Academy president Diana Mason was on Katie Couric's show yesterday to discuss the need for more nurses in the boardroom and leadership positions. She also spoke on how good hospital nursing environments in hospitals can led to better patient care and outcomes. The segment video is posted—well worth watching! http://owl.li/zhAPz

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July 15 FAAN Mail is out! In today's issue: Academy supports policies to improve pediatric emergency care and better standards for SANE training in military; progress on Vet health; accepting Media Award nominations; and much much more! http://owl.li/zaRhp

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Join us in supporting the groundbreaking “Have you ever served in the military?” campaign, spearheaded by BWF grantee The American Academy of Nursing. By asking one simple question, health care providers will be able to improve the quality of care they provide and more effectively treat our servicemen and –women. "Every day we treat patients and have no idea if they have served our country," said Cheri Plasters, a nurse in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at the University of Alabama Hospital who will be implementing the campaign. "I saw the need and wanted to do something, especially since the challenge relates to UAB Medicine's core values." 

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Brenda Nevidjon is this week's Fellow in the Spotlight. It was recently announced that Brenda will become the next CEO of the Oncology Nursing Society. http://owl.li/z92la

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The Academy is proud to announce the 2014 class of fellows. We look forward to inducting these nurse leaders during the Academy’s 2014 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference on October 18, 2014, in Washington, DC. Congratulations to them all! http://owl.li/ylsFi

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RT @Reuters_Health: U.S. says infant formula makers must test for germs, nutrients http://t.co/0wxklIqBFk #healthnews
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